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Row the Indian Ocean 2018

In June 2018, four British men plan to row their way into the record books by becoming the fastest four-man crew to row the Indian Ocean. Only half of the crews that have attempted the crossing have been successful - less than 50 people can claim to have rowed across the Indian Ocean. To put that into context, over 500 people have been into space, and Everest...

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Total raised
£38,620.10

Target
£200,000.00

19%

Donations accepted until 31-12-2018

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Row the Indian Ocean 2018

In June 2018, four British men plan to row their way into the record books by becoming the fastest four-man crew to row the Indian Ocean. Only half of the crews that have attempted the crossing have been successful - less than 50 people can claim to have rowed across the Indian Ocean. To put that into context, over 500 people have been into space, and Everest has been summited over 7,500 times. 

The crew, Robin Buttery, Billy Taylor, James Plumley and Barry Hayes are aiming to raise awareness and funds for Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD).  They are also supporting vital research into Parkinson's in the hope it will change the way it is diagnosed and treated.

Funds raised enabling this event to take place will be divided equally between the following 3 charities once expenses have been covered:

  • The Clear Trust (www.cleartrust.org.uk)
  • R.A.F.T. (https://raft.ac.uk/)
  • EPDA (http://www.epda.eu.com/)

Robin was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease in June 2015 just before his 44th birthday. Robin and the crew hope to show a positive image for people living with Parkinson's and especially those coming to terms with a recent diagnosis.

Event date

14-June-2018

Event type

Rowing the Indian Ocean 2018

Event is completed

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Event Contact

Key contact
Yvette Kitto
Telephone
07884438117
Email address
info@cleartrust.org.uk

Activity log

Donation by Anonymous
on 09/12/2018
£ 345.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Well done all!
Donation by Roger and Sue
on 16/11/2018
£ 100.00
£ 25.00 gift aid
Good luck to you all, an incredible challenge and amazing cause. A massive thank you from all of us who live with Young Onset Parkinson's.
Donation by Howard Ramm
on 14/11/2018
£ 40.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 01/11/2018
Rob, what an amazing ambition and achievement, truly inspirational. I lost my Dad to this horrendous disease, all power to you my friend for taking it head on and publicizing the need for a cure. From the old days, Trev
Donation by Trevor Callander
on 23/10/2018
£ 200.00
£ 50.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 03/10/2018
Donation by Anonymous
on 30/09/2018
Well done all ! Glad you’re all home safely .
Donation by Geoff Trevor
on 29/09/2018
£ 20.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Utterly ispirational.
Donation by Anonymous
on 28/09/2018
Impressively done! I wonder what the next adventure will be?!
Donation by Charlie
on 20/09/2018
£ 100.00
£ 25.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £13,615.10
Direct donations:(offline) £25,000.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(online)
£5.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(offline)
£0.00
Total Raised: £38,620.10
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£41,137.58

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